Is it okay to train the abs every day?

Yes, it can be okay to train the abs everyday, provided that the ab exercises you do vary in both intensity and type. For example, on Monday you can do ab exercises that help to improve core strength such as a cable rotations, Tuesday you can perform exercises geared more toward improving core stability such as the prone-iso ab (plank), and Wednesday you can perform exercises that enhance core power such as a medicine ball pullover throw.

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